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John 19:6

Overview - John 19
Christ is scourged, crowned with thorns, and beaten.
Pilate is desirous to release him, but being overcome with the outrage of the Jews, he delivers him to be crucified.
23 They cast lots for his garments.
25 He commends his mother to John.
28 He dies.
31 His side is pierced.
38 He is buried by Joseph and Nicodemus.
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John 19:6  (King James Version)
When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Take ye him, and crucify him: for I find no fault in him.
 


the chief priest
15 ; Matthew 27:22 ; Mark 15:12-15 ; Luke 22:21-23 ; Acts 2:23 ; 3:13-15 7:52
Acts 13:27-29

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Pilate neither did nor could say this seriously; for crucifixion was not a Jewish but a Roman mode of punishment. The cross was made of two beams, either crossing at the top, at right angles, like a T, or in the middle of their length like an X; with a piece on the centre of the transverse beam for the accusation, and another piece projecting from the middle, on which the person sat. The cross on which our Lord suffered was of the former kind, being thus represented on all old monuments, coins, and crosses. The body was usually fastened to the upright beam by nailing the feet to it, and on the transverse piece by nailing the hands; and the person was frequently permitted to hang in this situation till he perished through agony and lack of food. This horrible punishment was usually inflicted only on slaves for the worst of crimes.
18:31 Matthew 27:24
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